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Biopharm Early Talent Scientist & Engineers

King of Prussia, Pennsylvania
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Jan 21, 2022

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Job Description We are building a state-of-the-art end to end Biopharm capability which delivers efficient discovery of antibody molecules that are selected and engineered for rapid development so that, together with our therapy area partners, we discover, develop and manufacture novel portfolio of exciting medicines to benefit patients around the world. If you aim to be part of a global cutting edge drug development and discovery organization and are motivated to contribute towards bringing lifesaving drugs to patients, join us! Click to know more about GSK Biopharm. #GSKBiopharm_Development Are you looking to kick off your career in the pharmaceutical industry? Are you passionate about science and improving human health? If so, we would love for you to consider an exciting Associate Scientist or Engineer opportunity in our Cell & Gene Therapy (CGT), Biopharmaceutical Product Development and Supply (BPDS), or Pharmaceutical Supply Chain (PSC) teams. The Associate Scientist, Production Specialist, and Engineer roles are ideally suited for students completing an undergraduate degree in fields such as Biology, Biochemistry, Chemistry, Chemical or Biochemical engineering. Join a team of exceptional scientists and engineers who will support your development and share your passion around improving human health. Successful candidates will report to a supervisor/manager within CGT, BPDS, or PSC in a process development, analytical development, manufacturing operations, process technology, engineering, or quality control function, and will be based at either GSK's Upper Merion or Upper Providence (US) site outside Philadelphia. General Responsibilities (details vary by functional area): • You will execute experiments, manufacturing, or testing activities that result in high quality material for patient treatment and robust, high quality data to inform decision making. You will follow established protocols, operate laboratory or process equipment, and record results effectively in a laboratory notebook or batch record with minimal supervision. Where applicable, you will lead continuous improvement of operations and be accountable for planning, stocking, and inventory management. • You will be accountable for meeting timelines in accordance with business objectives. You will anticipate/recognize potential issues, risks and opportunities and initiate action to address or prevent problems. • You will execute assigned tasks and activities with high quality and attention to your own and to other's safety. You will comply with regulatory, safety, and data integrity policies and standards. You will work cross-functionally across teams, departments and, where appropriate, divisions. GlaxoSmithKline (GSK) is a world leading research-based pharmaceutical company that combines both individual talent and technical resources to create a platform for the delivery for strong growth in a rapidly changing healthcare market. Our mission is to improve the quality of human life by enabling people to do more, feel better and live longer. GSK's Cell & Gene Therapy (CGT), Biopharmaceutical Product Development and Supply (BPDS), and Pharmaceutical Supply Chain (PSC) groups are responsible for delivering the Chemistry, Manufacturing and Controls (CMC) aspects of projects from early-phase development through commercial supply, as well as the development of innovative improvements to the design and manufacture of cell and gene therapy and biopharmaceutical medicines. Our Scientists and Engineers aim to understand and operate complex systems to ensure that products are developed, manufactured, and tested in a reproducible manner with the highest quality standards to ensure safety and efficacy. We are seeking highly motivated individuals to help develop ground-breaking Cell and Gene Therapy and Biopharm medicines to help patients with unmet medical needs. Why you? Basic Qualifications: We are looking for professionals with these required skills to achieve our goals: Bachelor of Science degree in Chemical or Biochemical Engineering, Biology, Chemistry, Biochemistry, Microbiology Experience with routine laboratory work and equipment Academic experience in STEM related coursework Legally authorized to work in the U.S. without the need for future sponsorship Preferred Qualifications: If you have the following characteristics, it would be a plus: Strong academic track record in STEM related coursework Team player with excellent initiative and good organization, planning, and communication skills Attention to detail including ability to follow procedures and documentation requirements Able to work independently with minimal supervision, and to seek guidance and escalate when necessary Demonstrated understanding of cell culture, protein purification, microbiology, and/or analytical methods. This may have been gained through laboratory projects or industrial internships. Practical laboratory skills relative to biological process development, production, or testing, e.g. aseptic technique, cell culture, filtration, chromatography, centrifugation, DNA and RNA isolation, PCR Basic knowledge of GMP or regulatory requirements of the pharmaceutical and/or biotechnology industry Learning agility demonstrated by the ability learn new concepts quickly and understand their application Hands-on research or manufacturing experience outside of coursework laboratory sessions Why GSK Uniting science, talent, and technology to get ahead of disease together At GSK, we have already delivered unprecedented change over the past four years, improving R&D, becoming a leader in Consumer Healthcare, strengthening our leadership, and transforming our commercial execution. Now, we're making the most significant changes we've made to our business in over 20 years. We're on track to separate and create two new companies in 2022: New GSK with a leading portfolio of vaccines and specialty medicines as well as R&D based on immune system and genetics science; and a new world-leading consumer healthcare company of loved and trusted brands. With new ambition comes new purpose. For New GSK, this is to unite science, talent, and technology to get ahead of disease together - all with the clear ambition of delivering human health impact; stronger and more sustainable shareholder returns; and as a new GSK where outstanding people thrive. Getting ahead means preventing disease as well as treating it. How we do all this is through our people and our culture. A culture that is ambitious for patients - so we deliver what matters better and faster; accountable for impact - with clear ownership of goals and support to succeed; and where we do the right thing. So, if you're ready to improve the lives of billions, join us at this exciting moment in our journey. Join our challenge to get Ahead Together. #LI-GSK GSKBiopharm_Development If you require an accommodation or other assistance to apply for a job at GSK, please contact the GSK Service Centre at 1-877-694-7547 (US Toll Free) or +1 801 567 5155 (outside US). GSK is an Equal Opportunity Employer and, in the US, we adhere to Affirmative Action principles. This ensures that all qualified applicants will receive equal consideration for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, pregnancy, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, age, disability, genetic information, military service, covered/protected veteran status or any other federal, state or local protected class. At GSK, the health and safety of our employees are of paramount importance. As a science-led healthcare company on a mission to get ahead of disease together, we believe that supporting vaccination against COVID-19 is the single best thing we can do in the US to ensure the health and safety of our employees, complementary workers, workplaces, customers, consumers, communities, and the patients we serve. GSK has made the decision to require all US employees to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19, where allowed by state or local law and where vaccine supply is readily available. The only exceptions to this requirement are employees who are approved for an accommodation for religious, medical or disability-related reasons. Important notice to Employment businesses/ Agencies GSK does not accept referrals from employment businesses and/or employment agencies in respect of the vacancies posted on this site. All employment businesses/agencies are required to contact GSK's commercial and general procurement/human resources department to obtain prior written authorization before referring any candidates to GSK. The obtaining of prior written authorization is a condition precedent to any agreement (verbal or written) between the employment business/ agency and GSK. In the absence of such written authorization being obtained any actions undertaken by the employment business/agency shall be deemed to have been performed without the consent or contractual agreement of GSK. GSK shall therefore not be liable for any fees arising from such actions or any fees arising from any referrals by employment businesses/agencies in respect of the vacancies posted on this site. Please note that if you are a US Licensed Healthcare Professional or Healthcare Professional as defined by the laws of the state issuing your license, GSK may be required to capture and report expenses GSK incurs, on your behalf, in the event you are afforded an interview for employment. This capture of applicable transfers of value is necessary to ensure GSK's compliance to all federal and state US Transparency requirements. For more information, please visit GSK's Transparency Reporting For the Record site.
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